15 06, 2019

Chinese Doctors performed free Cleft Lip and Palate surgeries


A team of Chinese Surgeons and Pakistani Doctors successfully operated upon 40 cleft lip and palate patients during 5-day Free Medical Camp held at Islamabad International Hospital and Research Centre. Dr. Malian and Dr. Zhou Xia of Beijing University, Department of Stomotology joined the camp during which a number of affected patients, mostly children were [...]

15 03, 2019

Advances in Dental Care – What’s new at the Dentist


Dr. M. Ashraf Khan M.D. Are you behind on your dental visits, and now you’re being driven in by a toothache, other dental problems, or guilt? If so, be prepared -- not for a lecture from your dentist -- but for discovering that there is a host of new options to keep teeth healthy and beautiful. Here are [...]

15 03, 2019

Electrophysiology Lab and Cath Lab inaugurated at NICVD’s Sukkur


National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) established an Electrophysiology Lab and second Catheterization (cath) Lab at the NICVD’s Sukkur Satellite Centre. To mark the first anniversary of NICVD Sukkur, Prof. Nadeem Qamar, Executive Director, NICVD inaugurated Electrophysiology Lab and second Catheterization (cath) lab. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Nadeem Qamar said that these new facilities [...]

15 07, 2018

Bone and Joint Health Camp by AKUH


With commitment to provide quality healthcare to all, Orthopaedic Doctors and Surgeons from Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Service Line of the Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, travelled to Quetta for three days to serve patients. Clinics were arranged by AKUH's Quetta Refferal Office in Quetta for patients who need assistance and treatment for problem related to bones, joints, knees, nerves, sports injury [...]

15 08, 2016

President of Pakistan confers awards on two AKU faculty


Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has conferred prestigious awards on two senior professors at the Aga Khan University. Prof. Syed Ather Enam, Chair of the Department of Surgery at AKU, has been awarded Pakistan’s third highest civilian award, the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, for his work in the field of medicine. Prof. Zulfiqar Bhutta?, Founding Director of the Centre of [...]

15 02, 2014

Minimal Invasive Surgery moot at SIUT


Leading surgeons from within the country and abroad have stressed the importance of adopting the minimal invasive surgical procedure called “laparoscopy” as it is cost effective, scar free and above all shortest hospital stay in major surgeries. The surgeons expressed their opinion on the opening day of 3-day “Minimal Invasive Surgery Conference" in the field [...]

15 04, 2012

Call to setup paediatric urology units stressed


Medical experts from the field of paediatric urology have stressed the need for setting up more dedicated and specialized paediatric urology units in the country  in order to tackle the ever growing issue of  congenital paediatric  urological problems which are confronted in the society. This was a consensus of internationally renowned paediatric urology experts at [...]

15 12, 2011

DUHS hold plastic surgery workshop and camp


Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) in collaboration with House of Charity and Children’s Fund International organized a Free Plastic Surgery Camp from 26th of November till December 2, 2011 at its Ojha Campus.       The aim of the Camp was to serve the poor patients of society focusing on congenital anomalies including cleft lip and [...]